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encounter
'encounter' - used as a noun
1. a minor short-term fight
2. a casual or unexpected convergence
there was a brief encounter in the hallway
3. a casual meeting with a person of thing
4. a hostile disagreement face-to-face

'encounter' - used as a verb
5. come together
6. come upon, as if by accident; meet with
7. be beset by
8. experience as a reaction
9. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle

derived forms
1. Encounter / Plural
encounters
2. Encounter / Past
encountered
3. Encounter / Third Person
encounters
4. Encounter / Present Participle
encountering
Variations of 'encounter'
 
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In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. - Click here to find out.
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Every photograph of the first American atomic bomb detonation was taken by Harold Edgerton.